Project C-1 Construction Pictures - July 2016
A crew works on the US 290 outbound mainlanes over Mueschke. Here they are working on the top of the new supporting retaining wall.
Project D Construction Pictures - July 2016
Crews dig along the US 290 outbound frontage road at Cypress Creek, where the new storm sewer will be placed. (left) Motorists travel on new inbound mainlane pavement which opened between Mueschke and Barker Cypress. (right) Most of the inbound mainlane construction in this project is complete.
Project E Construction Pictures - July 2016
Crews work on the new US 290 inbound frontage road between SH 6 and Eldridge. (top) Steel rebar is secured before concrete pavement is poured. (bottom)
Project G Construction Pictures - July 2016
The contractor works to complete the new US 290 outbound collector-distributor roadway. (left) This new roadway will open in a temporary configuration in July 2016, and from it motorists can exit to FM 529 or stay on it until the roadway rejoins the mainlanes. Motorists drive on the new US 290 inbound collector-distributor, which opened in June 2016. (right) The collector-distributors allow exiting and entering motorists to merge without disrupting mainlane traffic, improving traffic flow.
Project H Construction Pictures - July 2016
The contractor spreads base material for the US 290 outbound frontage road near W. Tidwell. (left) Crews smooth out recently poured concrete for the outbound frontage road at Fairbanks North Houston. (right)
Project I Construction Pictures - July 2016
Crews work in a drill shaft, which supports bridge columns. (left) The supporting rebar is welded together and placed into the ground. (right) Crews then pour concrete to set the column.
Project J-1 Construction Pictures - July 2016
Crews install a deck panel over Hempstead Road for the direct connector from I-10 to US 290. (left) This same area appears in the middle area of the wider picture. (right)
Project J-2 Construction Pictures -July 2016
The contractor clears space at W. 34th Street where the new US 290 inbound mainlanes will be constructed.